Debbie O’Brien talks with us about Playwright, writing tests with different languages, the Playwright VS Code extension, visual comparison testing, automating tests with Playwright, and migration tools to move to Playwright.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 235,
  title: 'Playwright',
  topics: [ 
    'playwright', 'testing', 'automation'
  guest: 'Debbie O’Brien'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Dan Wahlin'

Recording date: May 11, 2023

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Debbie O’Brien @debs_obrien

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  • 00:26 Welcome
  • 01:38 Guest introduction
  • 03:28 What is Playwright?
  • 06:43 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 07:19 Do you have to write tests differently to use different languages?
  • 09:31 Playwrite VS Code extension
  • 12:40 What are we doing when we're testing?
  • 16:15 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 17:16 Could you do visual comparison testing?
  • 20:39 Is there migration tools for Playwright?
  • 23:12 How would I automate testing with Playwright?
  • 25:20 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.